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Joseph J. Cefalu, III
Joseph J. Cefalu, III

Joseph J. Cefalu, III

Associate - Baton Rouge
Joseph J. Cefalu is an associate practicing in the Casualty Litigation section of the Baton Rouge office, and is also a member of the firm’s recruiting committee. Joseph attended Louisiana State University and obtained a bachelor’s degree in the field of accounting. Joseph then received his Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where he was also a member of the Louisiana Law Review.

Joseph practices in the areas of casualty, tort and insurance defense with an emphasis on workers' compensation matters on behalf of employers, insurers and self-insured funds. Joseph also has experience in defending trucking and premises liability cases, lease disputes, interdictions, judicial commitments, successions and unmanned aircraft systems (a.k.a drones) regulations.
 

Education

Paul M. Hebert School of Law, Louisiana State University, Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law, cum laude, 2012

Louisiana State University, Accounting, summa cum laude, 2009

Admissions

Admitted to practice in all Louisiana State and Federal Courts.

Professional Associations

Louisiana Bar Association

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Baton Rouge Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section

Assistant Editor for the Baton Rouge Bar Association’s Publication, Around the Bar

Judge of Flory Trial and Moot Court Competitions at Paul M. Hebert School of Law

Community Involvement

Co-Founder of the Boys & Girls Club Young Professional Organization, Club Blue

Boys & Girls Club Mentor

Boys & Girls Club Steak and Stake Fundraiser Committee Member

Honors and Awards

Named a "Rising Star" in the area of Workers' Compensation by Louisiana Super Lawyers

Named St. Michael's 2017 Distinguished Graduate